Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Aga Khan University is committed to providing state-of-the-art clinical services and quality care to children. We imparts excellent undergraduate and postgraduate training and undertake community oriented research of public health importance.
The current research projects include:
Maternal and child nutrition and supplementation projects
Epidemiology, rapid diagnosis, cost effective community management and prevention of typhoid fever
Short course antibiotic therapy for childhood meningitis
Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori
Epidemiology of diarrhea diseases including Shigellosis and Cholera
Epidemiology of asthma
Community oriented neonatal care
Long-term effects of low birth weight in respective of growth, development, hypertension, diabetes and others
Maternal micronutrient supplementation and reduction of LBW.